BUSM 1026 Organisational Behaviour

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 200585

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Description Organisational Behaviour examines individual, group and organisational behaviours and the influence these have on each other. This unit is based on developing skills that can help you navigate through these processes and behaviours. The focus is on participation, to guide students to both reflect on and develop their own skills to become better managers, as well as employees.

School Business

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 1 subject

Equivalent Subjects BUSM 2034 - Organisational Behaviour BUSM 1027 - Organisational Behaviour (UWSC)

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Identify organisational behaviour theories, and practice;
  2. Analyse and apply organisational behaviour theory and research to management practice;
  3. Demonstrate presentation skills relevant in the business environment;
  4. Analyse and reflect on the three components of organisational behaviour: the individual, the team and the organisation structure;
  5. Demonstrate written communication skills relevant in the business environment.

Subject Content

- reflective and Critical thinking
- exploring and developing personal strengths
- developing communication skills
- Rational versus irrational decision making
- team processes and skills
- motivation or disengagement?
- developing your personal and organisational credibility

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Portfolio: Online activities - simulations and quizzes Weekly activities. Top 80% of marks will be used to produce a mark out of 20. Equivalent to approximately 1000 words. 20 N Individual
Case study Part 1: Presentation Part 2: Report Part 1 (Group) Presentation 30 minutes (20%), Part 2 (Indiv) Report 1500 words (30%) 50 N Both (Individual & Group)
Reflection 1500 words 30 N Individual

Prescribed Texts

  • Robbins, SP, Judge, TA, Edwards, E, Sandiford, P, Fitzgerald, M, & Hunt, J 2020 Organisational behaviour, 9th edn, Pearson Australia, Sydney.

Teaching Periods

2022 Semester 1

Bankstown

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Campbelltown

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Parramatta City - Macquarie St

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2022 Trimester 1

Wsu Online

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2022 Semester 2

Bankstown

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Campbelltown

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Parramatta City - Macquarie St

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2022 Trimester 3

Wsu Online

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Sydney City

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